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Crg and Diedrich Roasters announce recipients of scholarship, Camp in France


MILAN — The Coffee Roasters Guild (CRG) and Diedrich Roasters have announced the recipients of the 2019 Diedrich Roasters Scholarship for CRG Retreat in the USA as well as the launch of the Diedrich Scholarship at CRG Camp in Europe.

CRG Retreat will take place this August 15-18 in Buford, Georgia, USA, and CRG Camp will take place in Annecy, France, from September 30 to October 3. Retreat and Camp are annual events where professional coffee roasters from around the world gather to share knowledge, learn new skills, and build and renew friendships.

2019 Diedrich Scholars at CRG Retreat (USA)

The 2019 Diedrich Scholars at CRG Retreat are listed below. This award covers the registration fees of coffee roasters who have demonstrated leadership in coffee and require financial support to further their professional development. Their full bios are available on the event website at https://www.crgretreat.coffee/.

  • Amy Pope, Co-founder of Repetition Coffee
  • Jess Harmon, Director of Coffee at Cultivate Coffee
  • Jose Rolando Monterroso, Founder and Roaster at Spokes Café
  • Remy Rodriguez Chardon, Founder and Farm Manager at Fincas La Sombra
  • Emilio Inda, Co-founder of Origen Café Tequepexpan
  • Diedrich Scholarship Applications Now Open for CRG Camp (France)

Applications are now open for two individual scholarships to CRG Camp in Annecy, France. This award covers registration fees, accommodation during the event, and flights to Geneva. The application deadline is August 23. More information is available on the event website at https://www.crgcamp.coffee/.

SCA Executive Director Yannis Apostolopoulos said, “We at the SCA are honored that Diedrich have very generously supported roasters with this scholarship program for the past five years in the USA and for the past two in Europe.

This scholarship program expands access to CRG events for roasters from around the globe who help to drive the future of the industry and Diedrich Roasters bolsters our ability to reach more coffee professionals who need the financial support to advance in their careers.”

More details and tickets for CRG Retreat and Camp can be found on the event websites at https://www.crgretreat.coffee/ and https://www.crgcamp.coffee/.